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Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief team saves life of a Yemeni girl

Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief team saves life of a Yemeni girl

The volunteer medical team of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), in cooperation with Al-Balsam International Organization, saved the life of a Yemeni patient girl 

The 5-year old girl was suffering from an open channel in the heart, she underwent a delicate and successful catheterization operation. 

The operation took place in Mukalla, Hadramout, in collaboration with the International Balsam Organization, as part of the “Saudi Pulse” voluntary initiative for open-heart disorders and surgeries for children. 

The Yemeni girl’s father stated he tried to cure her in Sanaa, but the catheterization operation was too expensive, costing seven million Yemeni riyals ($7,500). 

The father advised to bring his daughter for medical examinations and catheters, which were provided free of charge. 

They arrived at the centre within 24 hours, according to the father, and the medical team immediately conducted the necessary medical examinations and scheduled surgery for the same day. 

He also expressed his gratitude and admiration to KSRelief Charitable Activities, as well as everyone who contributed to the establishment of this charitable effort, which saved the lives of many patients in Yemen. 

Since April,  KSRelief has run the eleventh volunteer programme “Saudi Pulse” for cardiac ailments and operations in Mukalla, in collaboration with the International Balsam Organization. 

it has successfully completed 19 open heart surgeries and 67 therapeutic catheterizations, and he is an extension of KSRelief’s volunteer medical programmes in many specialisations that assist low-income individuals and families from all over the world. 

While, with the support of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, the Emergency Center for Epidemic Diseases Control in Hayran District, Hajjah Governorate, treated 4,001 patients from May 4 to 10, 2022 AD. 

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